October 2021 PM Update from Lugano


Project Management Forum 2021



By Antonio Bassi

International Correspondent

Lugano, Ticino Canton, Switzerland


The Project Management Association Ticino (APM-Ticino, www.apm-ticino.ch), born on the initiative of the Department of Innovative Technologies of SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland), between September 30 and October 1, 2021 will host the third edition of the Project Management Forum.

The Forum aims to contribute to the development of skills in the field of project management through the exchange and sharing of experiences and knowledge. The main topics of the 2021 edition, with reference to the current pandemic situation, will be the culture and best practices of remote collaboration for project management, through testimonials and speeches of project managers with consolidated experience and keynote speakers.


The Forum will take place online so that any pandemic situation can be addressed at the time of the event, but above all so that the main theme of this edition of the Project Management Forum can be dealt with consistently (https://www2.supsi.ch/cms/pmforum/).

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How to cite this work: Bassi, A. (2021).  Project Management Forum 2021: PM Update from Lugano, report, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue X, October. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/pmwj110-Oct2021-Bassi-project-management-update-from-Lugano-report.pdf

About the Author

Antonio Bassi

Lugano, Switzerland


Antonio Bassi, graduate in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, has been a Project Manager since 2000. He has been a lecturer in project management at Continuing Education and Engineering, Project manager certifier for TUV, and Head of Continuing Education at SUPSI (University of Applied Science and Arts of Southern Switzerland) Dti (Department of Innovative Tecnologies). He is author of several books on Project Management and of articles for the magazine ‘Leadership & Management’. Currently president of the Project Management Association of Ticino (CH), he is a certified PMP (Project Management Professional) by PMI (Project Management Institute). He was previously a member of the steering committee for the Northern Italy chapter of PMI in Milano, the largest PMI chapter in Italy.  He is now enabling the development of the Project Management culture in the Swiss Canton of Ticino (CH).

Antonio took part in the development of the ISO 21500 family of standards and has been Project Manager for the development of the Italian standard UNI 11648 for the qualification of Project Managers in the Italian Public Administration. He is also a former teacher of Project Management for SNA (National School of Administration) in Italy. He edited the Italian translation of the Hermes methodology developed by the Public Administration of the Swiss Confederation. He took part in the verification of the Italian translation of the PMI PMBOK for the III and IV editions and in the verification of the translations of PMP certification exam questions. He is a developer of Knowledge Management projects as research activity in universities and manager of webinars, conferences and forums for the development of knowledge management and project management.

Antonio can be contacted at antonio.bassi@supsi.ch